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Justin Williams “Stepping away” from hockey

September 2, 2019 - 1:05 PM ET

Per team release: RALEIGH, NC - Carolina Hurricanes forward Justin Williams today announced that he will step away from the National Hockey League ahead of the 2019-20 season. "This is the first time in my life that I've felt unsure of my aspirations with regards to hockey," said Williams. "F...

Joe Thornton returns to SJ for one year

September 6, 2019 - 11:44 AM ET

per Sharks release: SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has agreed to terms with Center Joe Thornton to a one-year contract. "Words cannot equate the impact that Joe has had on this franchise since his arrival in San Jose...

Canes sign Jake Gardiner

September 6, 2019 - 1:53 PM ET

per team relase: RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract. The deal pays Gardiner an average annual value (AAV) of $4.05 million. "Jak...

Minnesota signs Fiala for 2 years

September 11, 2019 - 1:58 PM ET

Per team release: ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed forward Kevin Fiala to a two-year, $6 million contract ($2.5 million in 2019-20 and $3.5 million in 2020-21). Fiala, 23, recorded 39 points (13-26=39) an...

Jets sign Morrissey for 8 years

September 12, 2019 - 11:41 AM ET

Per team release: WINNIPEG, Sept. 12, 2019 - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with defenceman Josh Morrissey on an eight-year contract with an average annual value of $6,250,000. Morrissey, 24, played in his third full season with the Jets in 2018-19, setting career...

Provorov agrees to 6 yr deal

September 12, 2019 - 9:18 PM ET

Per Dave Isaac of the Courier Post: “Can confirm that Ivan Provorov has agreed to a six-year, $40.5 million deal with #Flyers. Training camp begins tomorrow morning” $6.75M AAV Do you like this term and $$?...

NHLPA declines to open CBA!

September 16, 2019 - 3:46 PM ET

With a sigh of relief for those of us who maintain Hockey websites, it comes as good news that both the NHL and the NHLPA have ultimately decided not to reopen the current CBA. Donald Fehr: "“While players have concerns with the current CBA, we agree with the league that working together to add...

HockeyBuzz Super League Fantasy-HBSL is Live!

September 17, 2019 - 4:11 PM ET

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Dan Girardi announces retirement

September 20, 2019 - 10:13 AM ET

TAMPA BAY - Former Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement today after 13 NHL seasons, including two with the Bolts. "I would like to thank all my coaches, family, friends and teammates for supporting me throughout my entire hockey career," Girardi said. "I want to th...